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Match Recap: North Texas SC 0, Union Omaha 1 | 8.1.2020

North Texas SC returns home to Globe Life Park to host the Chattanooga Red Wolves on August 8 at 8PM

Omaha, Neb. (Aug. 1, 2020) – North Texas SC tastes defeat for the first time in 2020 after falling to Union Omaha 1-0 at Werner Park.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 7’ – Goalkeeper Luis Zamudio made the first save of the night after comfortably catching a goal-bound volley from the edge of the box.
  • 10’ – Forward Alex Bruce found the net with a volley from close range, but the goal was called back for a foul on Omaha’s goalkeeper.
  • 24’ – Zamudio made a crucial diving save from close range to keep the game scoreless.
  • 37’ – Midfielder David Rodriguez attempted a clever free kick by shooting low under Omaha’s wall, but the shot lacked power and was saved comfortably.

Second Half:

  • 48’ – Alex Bruce got on the end of Justin Che’s looping cross but his downward header was saved.
  • 61’ – Zamudio was alert and made a smart save at his near post to block Omaha’s attempt at goal.
  • 65’ – Zamudio made another good save, this time from an Omaha free kick right on the edge of North Texas’ 18-yard box.
  • 74’ – Union Omaha opened the scoring through Evan Conway who beat Zamudio from close range after Ethan Vanacore-Decker’s cross eluded two North Texas defenders.

Lineups: 

North Texas SC — Luis Zamudio, Derek Waldeck, Lamar Batista, Grady Easton (Pedro Alves), Justin Che; Alisson dos Santos, Juan Alvarez (Imanol Almaguer), David Rodriguez (Gibran Rayo), Beni Redzic, Alex Bruce (Collin Smith), Ronaldo Damus

Substitutes not used — Carlos Avilez

Union Omaha — Rashid Nuhu, Abdul Illal Osumanu, Lucas Hauswirth, Damia Viader, Damia Viader I Masdeu, Jake Crull, Sebastián Contreras (Christian Molina), Devin Boyce (Elvir Ibisevic), Tyler David, Ethan Vanacore-Decker (John Scearce), Evan Conway, Juan Ignacio Mare (Elma N'For)

Substitutes not used — Ferrety Sousa, Sam Howard, Nathan Aune

Scoring Summary:
OMA: Evan Conway — 74’

Misconduct Summary:
NTX: Juan Alvarez (Caution) — 10’
OMA: Abdul Illal Osumanu (Caution) — 38’  

Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 84℉
Attendance:

Referee: Lukasz Szpala
Assistant Referees: Matthew Seem, Adam Hotz
4th Official: Esad Omanovic

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